By Peter Okutu
ABAKALIKI—GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi State yesterday stated that the revitalization of NIGERCEM Company, Nkalagu in Ishielu local government area of Ebonyi state would serve as a catalyst for the vast development of the state.
The governor stated this at NIGERCEM, Nkalagu when the Dream team Core Investors/American Financiers of Ibeto Group Ltd NIGERCEM factory paid a visit to the industrial site of the company.
The governor assured the investors of the cooperation of the locals, adding that the revitalization of the company would not only benefit the state but the entire country.
According to him, “we are at home with America and any support you need to make the project a success would be given to you by the present administration.
“I am so excited today. We are happy to have the technical partners here. We are at home with America as our partners. I want to assure the Nkalagu people that the promise we made to them is being fulfilled. I want to assure you of the cooperation of the locals.
“I’m building the seven bridges and roads leading to Nkalagu. We have a law that protects investors. Nigercem will be a catalyst for vast development of the state. We will continue to support Ibeto so that the project will succeed.”